Wow! Has there ever been a better ending to a better game than last night's NCAA basketball championship? With 4.7 count 'em 4.7 seconds left, North Carolina launches an improbable 3 which somehow hits net to tie, and then after a frantic full court scramble Villanova bags a game winner with 0.5 cannot even count 'em 0.5 seconds left for the win. Wow.
Talking of missing things by a mile, Real Science notes the Falling Sea Level on the East Coast of the US.
Meanwhile, astronomers just discovered an alien planet with three suns that shouldn't exist. Great headline for an interesting story. What a time to be alive.
We seem to have reached "peak Trump", and with tomorrow's likely defeat in the Wisconsin primary, Roger Kimball wonders What Happens Now? He's not sure and neither am I. But we'd both love to see Ted Cruz as the Republican candidate...
News you can use: Star Wars, the Force Awakens is now out on Amazon digital video. Well in time for May the Fourth.
Incredible: The Arizona boneyard where old warplanes go to die. There are over 4,000 planes there. So much hardware, but also, so many stories. (Click here to visit via Google Maps.)
Excellent: programming language makes circuits out of bacteria. "Ultimately, this could lead to bacteria that solve specific conditions, such as reducing lactose intolerance (by improving digestion) or producing pesticide when bugs attack a plant." And what could possibly go wrong?